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Sex shops and the Red Light Revolution

Sexy Beijing interviews the cast and crew of the film Red Light Revolution.

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Film Copyright Association to collect fees from internet cafés, long distance buses

Dongguan Times reports on a new charge for internet cafés and long distance buses commencing on January 1, 2011. Although it was reported in May that long distance buses and internet cafés might be charged for showing films through a newly developed digital distribution platform, media is now reporting that locally acquired “people with connections” will be given the duty of collecting fees.

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Translating for the masses

Sun Zhongxu explains literary translation; Zhao Guohua talks about two decades of film translation; and genre translator Yu Shi describes her work schedule.

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Chinese horror films: It was all just a dream

Yang Jian explains why there aren’t any real horror films on the mainland, and why Hong Kong has backed away from real horror.

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Formerly blacklisted actress Tang Wei to play Mao Zedong’s first girlfriend in Party film

Actress Tang Wei (汤唯), who was blacklisted from appearing in Chinese films or on TV for a time, has been rehabilitated: she is to play Mao Zedong’s first love in a new film called The Founding of the Party, a prequel to the state-produced smash hit that was produced in 2009 to celebrate 60 years of the People’s Republic of China and Communist Party rule.

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Southern Weekly in conversation with Chen Daoming

Two weeks ago, Southern Weekly ran a long interview with Chen Daoming. In it, Chen talks about the bygone days of when directors actually took time to film TV series and when film-makers were not just trying to grab money.

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Jay Chou as Kato in Green Hornet trailer

Jay Chou takes on Bruce Lee’s role.

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What’s wrong with a giant cock?

A trailer for a new comedy set in a sex shop in Beijing called Red Light Revolution from Scopofile Films.

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The new sexy Xu Jinglei

Xu Jinglei’s new sexy image.

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Taxi vs Taxi

Two films about Beijing taxi drivers have some remarkable similarities.

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